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    YIAGA on Kogi, Bayelsa polls: We can verify if the results announced reflect votes cast

YIAGA on Kogi, Bayelsa polls: We can verify if the results announced reflect votes cast

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says it can verify if results announced at the end of elections reflect the votes cast.The election observer and monitoring group said this in its preliminary report on Saturday's elections in Bayelsa and Kogi.It said the methodology used via its Watching The Vote (WTV) project, could determine accuracy of the electoral process."YIAGA AFRICA Watching [...]

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    Dickson: Bayelsa’ll never elect a godless governor

Dickson: Bayelsa’ll never elect a godless governor

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says the people of the state will never elect a godless person as their next governor.Dickson spoke at the conclusion of a three-day prayer and fasting programme organised by the state ahead of the November 16 governorship election.The event held at the Ecumenical Centre, Yenagoa, the state capital.In a statement by Fidelis Soriwei, his [...]

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Bayelsa gov: Dickson, Sylva to know fate Tuesday

Seriake Dickson, the incumbent governor of Bayelsa state and Timipre Sylva, his opponent in the 2015 keenly contested governorship elections will both know their fate tomorrow, July 26.Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had challenged the victory of Dickson at the Bayelsa governorship election tribunal sitting in Abuja court after losing the governorship seat last year.The Independent National Electoral [...]

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PDP: Buhari ‘neck-deep’ in rigging Bayelsa gov election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned “President Muhammadu Buhari to steer clear of Bayelsa governorship election and allow the will of the people to prevail, if he really desires to sustain the nation’s democracy.” The PDP through its spokesman Olisa Metuh in a statement on Sunday said intelligence information reaching the party showed that “President Buhari is neck-deep in APC’s desperation to forcefully take over Bayelsa [...]

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    Tension in Bayelsa amid calls for election shift

Tension in Bayelsa amid calls for election shift

The situation in Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa state is tensed at the moment, as pressure mounts on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the rescheduled election.INEC rescheduled the exercise in the local government as a result of violence, with supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) engaging in a [...]

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    PDP: We’re battle-ready for APC in Bayelsa

PDP: We’re battle-ready for APC in Bayelsa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is ready to combat any attempt of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig the December 5 governorship election in Bayelsa state.Speaking at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday, Olisa Metuh, spokesman of the PDP, said members had been instructed to defend their votes and counter any attempt to rig the election [...]

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